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Northwest Middle School near Jackson evacuated due to bomb threat Tuesday afternoon

Posted at 4:14 PM, May 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-31 18:03:12-04

JACKSON, Mich. — Students and staff were evacuated from Northwest Middle School near Jackson on Tuesday afternoon after a bomb threat was received at the school via telephone.

According to school officials, the call came from within the building.

Students and staff were evacuated from the building while Northwest High School, Preschool and Childcare, Northwest Connect and their central office were placed on external lockdown.

Northwest schools
Northwest schools

Blackman Township police were on the scene immediately searching the middle school.

Police have apprehended a suspect. Information on the suspect has not been released.

Students returned to the building to resume their day. All after school activities will go on as scheduled.

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